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2011-07-28 17:13:00

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After the 1971 album Who's Next, Pete Townshend returned to the "rock-opera" concept, so dramatically realized through "Tommy," with another ambitious double-album masterpiece. Based around the story of Jimmy, QUADROPHENIA tells the tale of a young mod and his struggle to come of age in the mid-1960s. The story also takes its influence from the band's early fans from the original mod era, and its themes of teenage angst and disaffection still...

2011-07-20 10:35:00

CHICAGO, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- R&B superstar R. Kelly will be laid up for an indefinite amount of time after undergoing an emergency procedure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital yesterday to drain an abscess on one of his tonsils. Kelly had visited a throat specialist earlier in the day complaining of severe throat pain. Following a preliminary exam, he was rushed to Northwestern Memorial for the procedure. It is not known when the multi-platinum recording star, who just...

2011-07-18 17:34:00

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed for their virtuoso musicianship and provocative songwriting, Rush continues to be one of the most dynamic and compelling groups in rock history. On July 19, 2011, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release the 2-CD set Rush: Icon 2 which will now include the original Rush ICON collection released in 2010, plus a second CD featuring 11 songs culled from their classic Mercury Records live albums: All The World's A Stage (1976),...

2011-07-07 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tupac Amaru Shakur aka 2Pac, the biggest selling rap/hip-hop artist in history with more than 75 million albums sold worldwide (more than 38 million in the U.S.), just achieved a new milestone. Twelve years after its release on 11/24/98, 2Pac's Greatest Hits has now been certified "Diamond" by the R.I.A.A. Having sold over 10,000,000 units, this 2-disc/24 track retrospective featuring "California Love," "Dear Mama," "Changes," "To Live & Die...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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